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  1. An NBA hard cap is nothing new

    Henry Abbott

    A week ago Billy Hunter, executive director of the National Basketball Players Association, explained that -- despite what you may have heard about franchise tags, age limits and superstars flocking together -- the real issue driving the ongoing coll...

    Blog | March 25, 2011
  2. King declines comment on future NBA franchise tags

    Mike Mazzeo

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- New Jersey Nets general manager Billy King declined to comment at Thursday afternoon's press conference when I asked him about the possible addition of franchise tags with the CBA set to expire on June 30. "What do you wan...

    Blog | February 24, 2011
  3. Mike Brown firing a sign of changes to come for Cleveland Cavalie...

    Bradford Doolittle

    Bradford Doolittle believes Mike Brown's inability to create an offense that effectively meshed Kyrie Irving and Dion Waiters contributed to his downfall. Plus, some potential candidates to replace Brown on the Cavs' bench.

    Story | Conversation | May 12, 2014
  4. 3-pointer: Mavs' big men handling business

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS - With all due respect to Tyson Chandler, the Mavericks are doing just fine with their tag team in the middle. The Mavs have the NBA's third-ranked defense and have held foes under 100 points for a franchise record 15 games with Brendan Hay...

    Blog | January 24, 2012
  5. Monday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Bucks owner Herb Kohl essentially confirms his role as a hawk in CBA talks, and seems a little bitter the league did not get a franchise player tag or a hard cap. But, as quoted by Jeremy Schmidt of Bucksketball, he's happy about the bottom line: "Mo...

    Blog | December 12, 2011
  6. Wednesday Bullets

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Whither the franchise tag -- or designated player -- that was one of the major talking points last summer when a discussion of the next collective bargaining agreement was just getting underway? Zach Lowe of Point Forward revisits the idea, and looks...

    Blog | November 23, 2011
  7. Franchise player tag in the NBA?

    Chad Ford

    When LeBron James bolted from Cleveland this summer, the move not only devastated Cavs fans, it diminished the value of Dan Gilbert's franchise by $200 million. The Nuggets have been in a high-stakes chess match this year with their own star, Carm...

    Blog | January 21, 2011
  8. 12P ET: Steelers Sign Hampton, Tag Reed No More Straw's For Caro...

    STEELERS REACH DEAL WITH HAMPTON, TAG PK REED: According to's John Clayton, the Steelers didn't have to franchise defensive tackle Casey Hampton because they reached a three-year, $21.3 million deal Thursday. After that, they placed the fra...

    Blog | February 25, 2010
  9. 6PM ET: Arenas/Crittenton Suspended, Patriots Franchise Tag, Yank...

    Ned Dishman/NBAE/Getty Images Suspended For The Season NBA Commissioner David Stern suspended Wizards teammates Gilbert Arenas and Javaris Crittenton for the remainder of the NBA season for their roles in last month's locker room dispute. Both Ar...

    Blog | January 27, 2010
  10. Warriors still playing franchise tag

    Joe Lago

    The Warriors could start building for the future if they had a franchise player to be their foundation.

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2004